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the army for repeatedly iing moring multiple warning signs that the accused shooter was deeply troubled, including his repeated contact with radical islamic clerics in yemen. lawings vegas police have arrested a man in connection with the brazen snatch of $1.5 million in chips from the this morning on "early bellagio casino last year. today" showdown in egypt. the 29-year-old who is the son of a local judge was allegedly anti-government protesters call for massive rally on what caught trying to sell the chips they've declared as a day of to undercover cops. a canadian snow mobiler is departure for the country's embattled leader. recovering from injuries chips are down. sustained after plunging 100 feet down a glacier's crevice las vegas police say they've nabbed a bandit in a brazen $1.1 earlier this week. rescuers say they were shocked million casino heist. the man only broke a few ribs and mystery solved. which high-powered political and fractured his spine, despite people is being linked this hostile turkey? the fact that his 500 pound snow captions paid for by nbc-universal television mobile also landed auto top of him. an italian researcher claims he has unravelled the mystery of who the model was for lemarchedo da vinci for the "mona lisa." hello, and good morning. welcome to our viewers across he believes it was a male the nation, including the pacific time zone. apprentice. a frequent muse who worked with
i'm lynn berry. today we begin with a day of him for a quarter of a century. mou here's an early look at how departure. that's what some aebt government wall street will kick off the protesters in egypt are calling day. the dow opens at 12,062 today as they demand their afternoon gaining 20 points president hosni mubarak leave yesterday. the s&p nudged up three points. the nasdaq added four. taking a look at overseas immediately. they fill egyptian square marking mother day in the trading this morning, in tokyo uprising that has killed more than 300 people according to the the nikkei rose 112 points, while in hong kong the hang seng was closed for a holiday. united nations. meanwhile, yesterday was another violent day in cairo. a little reassurance about the economy kept stocks afloat particularly for journalists. several were attacked by thursday. fed chair ben bernanke said the pro-government mobs. one was even stabbed in the leg central bank expects the economy to improve this year countering with a screwdriver. however, overall, violence was speculation that inflation fears might put an end to its $600 significantly redeesd as egypt's billion bond buying program. army sent more soldiers many to news that chain store sales grew stand between anti-government protesters and mubarak twice what was expected in supporters. meanwhile, in an interview with january drove costco, nordstrom abc muse, mubarak said he is fe1 up and wants to leave power, but and game four times higher. he added, "if i resign today, there will be chaos." that supports predictions that today's big will show employees for more on how things are looking in tahrir square, we added nearly 150,000 jobs.
turn to ron allen who filed this report a little earlier. >> reporter: there are several bj wholesale club weaker than hundred thousand people will. initial reports say the mood is sort of relaxed, but tense. expected earnings. viacom also came up short thanks to disappointing dvd sales at the concern is that the paramount. protesters today have said they jp morgan chaegs is denying want to try to march through the accusations from the trustee in city towards the government palace and towards other sites. chargeç of recovering losses f bernard may dofl's victims. if that happens, that would according to unsealed court seriously efshg late the situation perhaps. documents jp morgan allegedly right now the military seems to suspected madoff of running a be -- seems to have a good grip pons yes scheme and looked the on what's going on down there. other way as the bank continued they've surrounded the central rake in profits off the suspicious accounts. square. they are controlling access to the treasury department says the square and letting people in by one of the many entrances some 20% of federal tax credits meant to make electric and there. they're apparently trying to alternative vehicles less maintain some order. expensive were approved for that, i think, is one of the big purchases that were not questions today is just how the manager-efficient, including military responds to this huge, claims for a hummer and a huge presence of people many the bicycle. street. the people remain determined. we knew this was coming. despite assurances it wouldn't happen, on the same day verizon they remain m same -- m same began taking iphone preorders, concern, same attitude, same the carrier announced when its network is stressed it will slow bottom line that the president
must go, despite all the down service for its most active posturing that he and his new users even if they buy government have been doing in recent days to try to make gestures that hopefully -- that unlimited data plans. and, finally, we're not they hope to be acceptable to pointing my fingers, but 32% of the egyptian people and to their people surveyed, that's twice as critics. that doesn't seem to be happening. many as last year, admit to >> our thanks to nbc's ron allen. meanwhile, nbc news has stealing their neighbor's wi-fi. you know who you are. learned from u.s. officials that a number of possible snar yoez are being considered for an well, coming up either hockies immediate resignation of bruins and the stars don't like each other very much, or they president mubarak. put on a boxing exhibition last for more on that we go to nbc's night many bean town. tracie potts, who is in last night lebron james flew washington for us this morning. sky-high. >> reporter: senior officials your early morning sports headlines are straight ahead. say the government has been in talks with high officials in sfwlirchlgts coming up, your egypt about how to end the situation, how to get mubarak weekend forecast and a much out and form a mu transitional deserved warmup in many areas of the country. you're watching "early today." government. the preveiling plan seems to be a coalition government that would be led by egypt's vice president omar suleiman. in and opposition groups, like the muslim brotherhood, which is a big part of these protests, but has been banned from participating in the government.
now, u.s. officials empathize. there is month one plan. they are in talks, and they're very careful that this not be seen as an american plan being pushed by the u.s. so that it will be accepted by the egyptian people. also here on capitol hill, the senate has passed a resolution asking for an immediate stepdown by mubarak in a transitional government as soon as possible. lynn. >> tracie ports potts in washington. thank you. now here's a look at other stories making news early today in america. many in texas we want to warn our viewers that this is graphic. it is released surveillance video showing houston police officers beating a burglary suspect. since the incident the teen was convicted. seven police officers have been terminated, and four officers have been charged. in connecticut heavy snow continued to be a headache for the owner of the gas station many shelton when the canopy above the gas pumps gave way. no one was injured at the time
of the collapse. in california the 2011 gold rush has begun. a nine-pound nugget found by a man with a metal detector is on display. the so-called washington nugget is said to be the largest many existence, and it's scheduled to be auctioned off. bids could reach more than a quarter of a million dollars. finally in massachusetts. remember that turkey with a temper? well, it's been identified. it may be a kennedy. ethel kennedy has come forward to say she thinks the bird is hers. she believes it is one of two she bought for her family's thanksgiving dinner to show their children what a turkey looks like without all the fixings. it escaped, apparently. now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather channel forecast. >> i would be upset if the kennedies adopted me and then let me go. let me back in. >> knock knock. >> let's chat about this
forecast, lynn, and what a morning it is in texas. it snowed overnight in dallas. they got a couple of inches at the super bowl site. the became is an indoor game, so not an issue weather-wise. san antonio had mow snoe, and all of the highways in san antonio. much of the state of texas is paralyzed, and the airport won't be much better. as far as the west goes, look at the clouds. they're pushing many, and now they're dropping to the south. a lot of our gorgeous sunshine is gone. especially there in oregon and good morning. idaho. some of those clouds are now if are you just waking up, this is "early today." creeping through northern california and in northern in sports in a matchup last portions of nevada. night that we may very well see now, as far as the rain, there's not a lot of it. again in the nba playoffs, lebron james powered the miami we had some move on shore last night. a little bit of a break heat over the orlando magic. currently, but there's another batch that will come down as we go throughout the morning, so here's nbc's fred roggin with an keep the umbrella out from early look at all your sports seattle to olympia. headlines. >> good friday morning. eventually some of the rain may last july orlando magic move into portland. look at the temperature in phoenix. president smith questioned that arctic blast continues this lebron james' competitiveness. morning. well, that was a mistake. 32 degrees, and the wind chill to orlando we go where james is even worse than it. came out firing. made his first 11 shots, 23 today we'll warm up to 53 there. there's the rain in the ç it u points after one quarter. the heat were cruising up by 23 at one time.
orlando did cut the lead to six. lebron drilled a three in the final minutes. finished with an nba season high 51, and the heat won it 104-100. great finish in los angeles between the lakers and spurs. final seconds. spurs down one. significantly. by sunday it should be near 70. tim duncan for the win. looks like our cold spell is over. month. antono mcdyess was will to tip in the game winner at the speaking of the weekend buzzer. spurs escape l.a. with a big forecast, coming up, lynn, saturday, sunday. >> love it. 89-88 win. bill, thank you. wild scene in boston to big ben speaks. start the bruins-stars game. one second after the opening the outlook on jobs and who is faceoff steve ott and gregory not paying for wi-fi. campbell drop the gloves. your early morning business around and around they went. headlines are straight ahead. plus, can a thriller about a campbell got the worst of it, cave starring unknown actors and this game was off it a bruising start. we'll try it again. another faceoff. another fight. swamp the competition at the box office this weekend? coming up, fight night in sean thornton and chris paired boston between the bruins and stars. off. lebron tortures the magic and a two fights in two seconds. make that three fights in the big pitch by a big cat. first four seconds of the game. you're watching "early today." adam and brian squared off. i don't think they like each other. when the dust settled the bruins won it 6-3. yesterday where he we showed
you the elephant that picked the packers to win the super bowl. now another member of the animal kingdom has wied in. say hello to the tiger, and like jenny, she also picked green bay. each team's logos were placed on a window, and when the tiger entered the room, she headed towards the green and gold. she began to rub and lick the window. not exactly an exact science, but last year a pair of lions from the same zoo picked the saints to win the super bowl.ç not only are these big cats king of the jungle, but they also know their football. that's your early look at sports on "early today." have a terrific weekend. i'm fred roggin. >> narrator: early today sports is brought to you by just for men mustache and beard. keep your edge. well, there are a lot of things you'll see at this weekend's super bowl, but we'll tell you one really surprising thing you won't. your early morning entertainment headlines are straight ahead. plus, how much would you pay to take a swing with one of his bats. you're watching "early today."
well, welcome back. let's take a look at your weekend forecast. we heard m muse a big warmup. we'll see temperatures really jumping in areas like tucson, phoenix, vegas, and even los angeles. we'll get a nice warmup at the end of the wkts. today bring that umbrella from portland to seattle. you still need it in seattle and western washington state as we go throughout the day. look at the temperatures. 60s and then all of a sudden by the time we get to sunday we
jump it up to upper 60s in phoenix. 78 in l.a. on sunday. that is a nice day. that's more like it. well, if you are watching us from kenv news 10 nevada. see an exhibit of vibrant paintings that depict life grog up on an indian reservation. that's your pacific event of the day. >> thanks so much. now here's an early look at this morning's headlines and entertainment. two openers will battle for former audiences for the top spot in the box office this super bowl weekend. the thriller "the roommate" cost only $8 million to make. both tv stars. features the irresistible psychocollege roommate plot line. on the down side it wasn't screened for critics, which usually means the movie stinks. still the around $15 million it's the favorite. close on its heels should be the cave adventure sanctum. james cameron executive
produced. it's rated r, which cuts its younger audience, and stars a bunch of australian unknowns. experts see it finishing second with around $12 million. finally, some will tune into the super bowl for the game itself. others for those wild commercials. don't tune in expecting to see cheerleaders. ironically, in dallas, home of football's most famous cheerleaders, the super bowl won't have any because the packers and the steelers are two of the six nfl teams that don't have them. don't adjust your television set. sorry. >> i have never actually cared for the cheerleaders during football games. football is for football time. >> that's your line, and you're sticking to it. >> who wants to be a cheerleader going into dallas? i mean -- >> when it's freezing and snowing? >> you're going to be compared to the dallas cheerleaders, and you're going to lose that. >> good point. bill is happy with it. >> fine. i wouldn't say happy. >> this comes from wbal tv 11 news in baltimore, maryland,
where baseball fanatics after all ages are getting a chance to take a swing like the sultan of swat. fans will get a chance to hold on to the bat used by babe ruth during his record breaking 1927 season. theç babe ruth birthplace foundation is hosting a hospital fundraiser on the bambino's berth day. just for $10 you can donate, celebrate babe's legacy, and live out a child fantasy. i'm lynn berry, and this is "early today," just your first stop of the day today on your nbc station.
a boom of youth fighting in nigeria isn't cause for concern. the tradition has actually become a crowd pleaser. street wrestling has made a recent surge into the spotlight after teens began taking up the sport. the fighters are drawn to the cash prize, but also the skills that they're going to learn in the ring. drummers and music accompany the fights which help promote the sport. well, the ball may have dropped a month ago, but new york is now celebrating0t chinese new year. hundreds of people brave the cold weather to gather in new york city's china town to mark the year of the rabbit. spectators enjoy traditional chinese music and dragon dancing. the fest ifts went out with a bang. confetti flew and firecrackers went off around the crowded streets. well, parts of the country see snowfall as a major inconvenience. these two see it as an inspiration. for the connecticut mechanics turned artists the unrelenting snow has become their canvas.
armed with pop sickle sticks and cans of spray paint, the duo has found a way to combat the snow. they paid homage to their favorite sports team and design aid car complete with rims. lovely, very creative. i still say get the snow out of here. i'm done. >> i loved everything until he showed me the patriots logo. as a jets fan, i don't really like those dpiz guys. >> sorry about that. you're going to get some calls from boston, though. time for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc. there will be a hearing for a california man accused of plotting to blow up a detroit area mosque. the 63-year-old who was arrested late last month with explosives in his car remains jailed on $500,000 bond. the astronaut husband of congresswoman gabrielle giffords will announce today whether he will fly on space shuttle endevour's final voyage. he took a leave from training av giffords was gunned down in tucson. harvard's hasty pugged
theatrical honored jay leno as the man of the year. all day long you can stay on top of the latest developments in those stories and others as they break on msnbc, and tonight be sure to watch brian williams with nbc nightly news. here's a look at what's coming up later this morning on ""the today show"." today takes you live to cowboy stadium with a preview of super bowl sunday, and teen superstar justin bieber drops by to talk about his new movie "never say never." now keep it here for continuing local news, weather, sports, and more. i'm lynn berry. thanks for watching "early today." just your first stop of the day today on your nbc station. have a good one. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com